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Miles Ahead session details

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October 4, 1970 (7 items; TT = 72:09)
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle WA
Audience recording (B-)

Miles Davis (tpt); Gary Bartz (ss, as); Keith Jarrett (el-p, org); Michael Henderson (el-b); Jack De Johnette (d); Airto Moreira (perc); Jumma Santos [Jim Riley] (perc)

1 Directions (J. Zawinul) 13:07

Theme stated at 2:01, 3:27, 4:11, 8:14. Davis invokes "I Fall in Love Too Easily" at 12:48-13:02
2 Yesternow (M. Davis) 14:43
3 Untitled Original 701004 (M. Davis) 12:12
4 Sanctuary (W. Shorter-M. Davis) 3:52
5 Honky Tonk (M. Davis) 13:25
6 Bitches Brew (M. Davis) 14:24
7 The Theme (incomplete) (M. Davis) 0:26

The Davis group performed on the second night of the two-night "Northwest Jazz Spectacular." The bill for October 3 (Saturday) included Cannonball Adderley, Roberta Flack, and Don Ellis. The Bill Evans Trio opened on Sunday, followed by the Miles Davis Sextet [sic], and the closing act was the Herbie Hancock Sextet.

The Davis group performed, along with Osmosis, at the Boston Tea Party on Sunday, September 13. Other performances include: Seattle Center Arena (October 4); Royce Hall, UCLA (October 10); Zellerbach Auditorium, UC-Berkeley (October 14).

Thanks to Chris DeVito, Pat Buzby, and Ron Fritts for help with Davis's itinerary.

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